Advanced search

I have an enormous zit on my face.

(17 Posts)
StillSmallVoiceOfCalm Thu 30-Jun-16 21:45:47

And I have to go out in public tomorrow. No mag sulpha to hand. Any suggestions to calm the bastard down?

Nuggy2013 Thu 30-Jun-16 21:49:26

Random but sudocreme has worked for me???

StillSmallVoiceOfCalm Thu 30-Jun-16 21:50:06

My skin looks really shit close up too.

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Thu 30-Jun-16 21:51:14

i swear by a daub of toothpaste....mintier the better.

Fireflysingstheblues Thu 30-Jun-16 21:52:06

I suggest tooth paste too , it should dry it out

StillSmallVoiceOfCalm Thu 30-Jun-16 21:53:25

Will try toothpaste. My sudocreme is 20 years old so possibly gone off

CoteDAzur Thu 30-Jun-16 21:54:48

I vote for a tiny hole with a sterilised pin and squeeeeeze grin

StillSmallVoiceOfCalm Thu 30-Jun-16 21:55:21

He is sadly not squeezable. More angry and hard.

StillSmallVoiceOfCalm Thu 30-Jun-16 21:56:27

Tomorrow I'll have access to anaesthetic and sharp instruments. If he's not calmed down I could resort to major surgery.

Lunar1 Thu 30-Jun-16 21:59:22

You dont need to calm it down! Get a nice hot flannel on it and post another pic.

CoteDAzur Thu 30-Jun-16 22:41:34

Angry is good. That white bit on the top says its ready to be squeezed, I'd say.

BoyFromTheBigBadCity Fri 01-Jul-16 13:29:26

How did it go?

StillSmallVoiceOfCalm Fri 01-Jul-16 13:34:20

Max strength ibuprofen gel stings like a bitch but calmed it down.
No longer throbbing but still large and red.

TheNaze73 Fri 01-Jul-16 13:35:20

I'm another who swears by toothpaste

Washbasket Fri 01-Jul-16 13:54:38

Aspirin crushed and mixed with a tiny bit of water. Leave it on for as long as you can (I.e at least all night). It's magic

CaroleService Mon 04-Jul-16 21:05:11

Aspirin poultice. Yes yes yes

Dungandbother Mon 04-Jul-16 22:28:38

Eurax the itching cream.

I have finally FINALLY got on top of my cystic spots. Salicylic acid which can be found in Boots clear skin (cheapo clearasil lotion)

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now